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Comedy Central
Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm PST
: welcome back to the show. yesterday as everyone is talking about election day in israel, no? [ laughter ] election day in israel. we bring you the ongoing coverage of circu-decision 0773 vote -- i guarantee you that killed in park slope. [ laughter ] as you know, israel's incumbent prime minister benjamin netanyahu is awesome. >> the israeli prime minister is committed to the safety and security of the israeli and the jewish people. >> prime minister benjamin netanyahu is say noted hawk. >> a superhawk in israel. >> a very effective leader. >> israel has its own tough guy his name is netanyahu. shalom this, is chuck norris. [ laughter ] >> jon: did not see that coming. that was an advertisement for netanyahu's reelection. what demographic is that targeting? ardent zionists who haven't been to the movies in 30 years? it's hard to imagine an endorsement from anyone that would do the prime minister of israel less good or have a more apparent hairpiece. >> vote for benjamin, terrific guy, terrific leader, great for israel. >> jon: i stand corrected. [ laughter ] of course, the other thing y
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
on his nomination for secretary of defense. one topic sure to come up is israel, which just launched an air strike in syria that u.s. officials say targeted a convoy of russian-made weapons that were headed for lebanon. now russia, the arab league, and hezbollah are all condemning the action. >>> and the new chairman of the senate foreign relations committee pays back $60,000 to a donor for airplane rides. and that donor is under investigation by the fbi. much more on a stranger sorry surrounding senator bob menen z menendez. good morning from washington. it's thursday, january 31st, 2013. this is "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd. now less than 30 minutes away from the start of chuck hagel's confirmation hearing to become the next secretary of defense. we'll take you there live for his opening statement, along with what's expected to be some tough questioning from some big-name republicans. let's get right to my first read of the morning. let's start with the hagel confirmation grilling. could be the most contentious nomination hear of the president's second term and frankly, of
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
recently, in 2010, playing a key role in managing israel's overt and covert campaign against iran's nuclear enrichment program. ladies and gentlemen, major general retired amos yadler. [applause] now, let's get out on the stage the equally formidable duo who will be arguing against tonight's resolution, be it resolved, the world cannot tolerate an iran with nuclear weapons capability, vali nasser and fareed zukaria. [applause] dean vali nasser leads john's hopkins university prestigious school of university international studies, born in tehran, one of the world's top experts on the political and social developments of iran and the author of two best-selling books on iran and sits on the state department's influential foreign affairs policy board and has served as a senior adviser as recently as 2011 for afghanistan and pakistan to the late richard holbrooke, former munk debater. ladies and gentlemen, dean vali nasser. [applause] when you think of provocative conversation on a big foreign policy challenges of the day, you have to think about our next debater. his flagship global affairs ove
CNBC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
in an enrichment program nuclear programs from iran? there are two obvious choices, one is israel, one is the united states. >> you believe that the u.s. and/or israel may have been responsible for this? >> i think every piece of logic i have points to the fact that israel is the chief suspect right now, chiefly because last tuesday the day after the event i'm told important national security meetings in tehran, one involved the supreme leader, the head of the irgc and the head of quds force. and i'm told the supreme leader approved of retaliation against israel probably out of lebanon, the valley near israel is being evacuated in preparation of an action. tehran believes it was israel, i'll stay with that, larry. >> a year ago or less than a year ago, we had a power breakdown at this very same nuclear plant. do you think that was israel? >> that was mid-august 2012, yes, i do. that was on the surface. a month later, the iranians themselves admitted to that attempt to sabotage. it is the heart of the iranian suspect nuclear weapons program. it is the bargaining chip that iran brings to
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 3:00am PST
policy record. >> his views with regard to israel, for example, and iran and all the other positions that he's taken over the years will be, you know, i think very much a matter of discussion during the confirmation process. >> so you're not predicting smooth sailing for chuck hagel? >> i think it will be a lot of tough questions of senator hagel, but he'll be treated fairly by republican s in the senate. >> quite frankly, chuck hagel is out of the mainstream of thinking i believe on most issues regarding foreign policy. i expect the president to nominate people different than i would think. i'm going to vote for senator kerry. i don't agree with him a lot, but i think he's very much in the mainstream of thought. chuck hagel, if confirmed to be secretary of defense, would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward the state of israel in our nation's history. he has long severed his ties with the republican party. this is an in-your-face nomination by the president to all of us who are supportive of israel. >> lindsey graham is saying that chuck hagel is out of the mainstrea
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 8:00am PST
have. anti-israel and so forth. so not only did he ignore any women in the picks, he's picked people who are not qualified. >> when you talk about anti-israel, talk about what you mean. that's been disproven, john from here to sunday. >> what happened is chuck hagel is going back and changing history. first of all, he did go back and say he does not believe the right way ever to stop iran is to have any type of military strike possibility. now, you got to pressure remember, this is the same president who already took out the russians -- he was going to be more flexible negotiating missile defense. now somebody already is tipping off the iranians that he's going to be flexible on negotiations. second of all, chuck hagel was very, very critical of the israel and jewish lobbying in washington, d.c., said it was too aggressive. many in the israel and jewish community took that as a big insult to them. >> it's still, chris, widespread, that chuck hague is going to sail through any confirmation hearings, while they might be bruising publicly? >> listen, chuck hagel is going to face tough q
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
in washington last april you voiced concerns about israel. you said in part, quote, in this place we may ask, have we learned anything from it, speaking of the holocaust. if so, how is it that assad is still in power? how is it that the number one holocaust denier, ahmadinejad, mahmoud ahmadinejad, still is president of iran? he who threatens to use nuclear weapons to destroy the jewish state. how concerned are you about the future of israel today? >> i'm, of course, terribly concerned because israel is the only place where jews have after all come to build their own state, 2,000 years after they have lost it to the romans, and if god forbid something happens to that state, the jewish people would not be able to take it, to deal with it, two catastrophes in our memory, it is impossible to bear and, therefore, really, we're committed to the security of israel and we try whatever we can do to help it in honor and in peace. but will still i'm worried. of course, i'm worried. statement i'm worried when other tragedies occur in this world and there are so many. >> do you feel like this country's
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 7:00pm EST
forms a government israel will be close to negotiations again. former anchorman turned politician made statements saying he ran on a platform on mandatory military service. we ran the numbers larry. >> appreciate it. with the prime minister's party working with a weak erer majori what does this mean for the u.s. in the middle east? sorry, ambassador ginsberg. the question is iran. not palestine and also president obama. how does this affect israel's relation wi relation? >> it is clear that the wings have been clipped. >>> if he is going to abide by we don't want you playing around with the united states relationship. he's going to have to be a lot more kinder and gentler to this president who won and overwhelming mandate to avoid going to war with iran. if you catch the president's speech and his address there were lines in there that made it clear that the president is going to walk the extra mile to see if he can engage iran rather than go to war with iran. >> i'm sure that he will. i'm sure that the president of the united states will have that military option still on the table. l
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm PST
the muslim brotherhood took over in egypt it raised alarms in the west and israel. why did the u.s. just send cairo four f-16 fighter jets with plans to send even more in the future? is this really the best strategy right now? >> growing controversy for egypt. they conformed the delivery of f-16 fighter jets bound for cairo. it is part of a deal back in 2010. that was before the country's revolution and the rise to power of the muslim brotherhood. kt mcfarland is a fox news analyst and she joins us with more. thank you juror joining us. >> even president obama said the alliance with the u.s. was solid during hmubarek's reign. the deal had already been approved congress could only have been rescinded by president obama. why did he choose to allow it to go through? >> there are three reasons this is a really bad idea. number one, we are having a national debate on guns and we have determined that you don't want to put dangerous weapons in the hands of unstable people. why are we putling it in the hands of unstable country likely egypt right now. it has political and economic chaos. the second r
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
and all of us in the public who are going through that. his positions on israel saying the political reality is that the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here. but in the same interview, he said this, listen. >> and went onto say he supported the state of israel and supported whatever this country allies, something to th effect. will they be able to use these statements, despite the fact that they praised them since they were made to try and undermine this nomination. >> chuck hagel voted for $38 billion in foreign aid and defense aid to go to the state of israel. $38 billion over his senate career and his career on the senate foreign relations committee. that's a fact. i know there's some people in our party who are upset about an ambassador that was openly gay. well, the human rights committee has issued a statement saying they accept his apology. they forgive him and they understand how far he's come. they forgive him. that's good enough for the human rights committee. it's good enough for everyone in the united states senate, as well. >> we're going to leave it there.
Current
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
especially from fellow republicans over his support of israel, whether or not he's supportive enough and whether or not he's willing to take a hard enough stance against iran. also today, the president is going to nominate his counterterrorism adviser brennan to succeed petraeus as head of the c.i.a. we're back after the break. that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. [ ryon ] eating shrimp at red lobster is a fantastic experience. 30 shrimp for $11.99. i can't imagine anything better. you're getting a ton of shrimp and it tastes really good! [ male announcer ] hurry in to red lobster's 30 shrimp for just $11.99! choose any two of five savory shrimp selections like mango jalapeƑo shrimp and parmesan cr
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
it stands out for this one group. >>> stand by. i want to bring in congressman steve israel who joins us right now. congressman, thanks for being here. >> good morning. >> let me start with this. even john boehner said now is the time to deal with immigration. but, you know the questions you were just talking about. is will some of your colleagues on the far right, tea partyiers, perhaps, support this path to citizenship for illegal immigrants? >> well, you know, jackie kucinich had it exactly right. this has the prospect of s success. it's all about whether house republicans are willing to stand up to the tea party base. you've got a bipartisan group of senators left and right advocating a path forward. you've got the president of the united states who will unveil his views on a path forward. what this comes down to now is will these house republicans who have pandered to their intolerant tea party base, who have fed into the extremism of that tea party base, are they willing to stand up to the tea party and do what's right for america? we'll see whether they're able to amass the votes
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> so now that the votes are in from israel, i'm wondering if you would give us some comment on the president's reaction to netanyahu's re-election? not only his re-election but the weakened state of his re-rex, what do you think both the out-- re-election, what you think both the outcome and the back drop of the outcome might mean for u.s.-israel policy going forward, for the middle east peace process, for dealing with iran, and although you have not announced any policy readout, has the president spoken with mr. netanyahu and has the president spoken with latif? >> first of all, we congratulate the israeli people on their election. and as i said yesterday and it remains true today, i do not want to get ahead of the israeli political process. elections are a stage in a process. in israel. and the final results themselves are not yet in and i'm not going to speculate on the government formation process which i think goes to some of the questions that you asked. i think it's very likely the president will be speaking with prime minister netanyahu. i don't have a call to read o
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 11:00am PST
that hagel has held with respect to iran and israel, would he, in fact, support the fullest protection of israel if there were any kind of a threat from iran that materialized? also, issues related to gay americans and would there be an issue with that, especially given the fact he's serving a democratic president? so they spent the time, they talked it out and very important indication that schumer will encourage his colleagues in the senate to go along and support the hague el nomination, as well. one of the sort of dances that's going to happen here is typically a former senator or senator put up for nominee in this way is confirmed pretty easily among friends in the senate who know them and have a personal history so to have resistance to chuck hagel has been one of the more unusual circumstances. you see the contrast talking about john kerry for sost. you have people in both parties coming forward supportive for his nomination. schumer and boxer, two of the prominent jewish american senators saying they feel confident that hagel will protect israel, they think that's important ste
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 10:00am PST
hearing is on friday. you're just back from israel. what is the view there now? >> well, the israelis are very cautious about not saying anything. you know, there was this whole business about interfering about the netanyahu government. they're being hyper cautious about not saying anything. that said there's a lot of worry that he is you're going to distance or work to distance the united states from israel, and that's kind of right beneath the surface. i don't think it's true, but i think this is what the worry is. >> today the president called benjamin netanyahu to congratulate him on his majority. >> i'm looking forward to their joint interview on "60 minutes." that's going to be very cuddly, i'm sure. >> at the same time do you think that a john kerry state department is going to be more engaged in trying to push the israeli-palestinian track, or does everything now depend on what happens in egypt? >> this is very interesting. there's going to be a lot of pressure on president obama from everyone from the king of jordan to the british prime minister. >> there already is. >> to re
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 3:00am PST
, and that they are very much worried about one fundamental fact. israel has never been as disliked and as isolated historically as it is today. and i think that has sunk in. and i think that's hurt netanyahu, and it gives obama a unique chance. >> for our viewers, by the way, that don't know the israeli elections yesterday, netanyahu will remain prime minister, but he's going to have to actually create a government with a more centrist party, right? >> a government -- >> that's going to demand negotiations with the palestinians. >> that's right. and you know, i don't expect that we'll have a breakthrough to comprehensive peace so quickly. but it is quite conceivable that the united states, supported by the europeans and most of the world, actually, might be able to fashion an agreement which would be provisionally accepted, both by the israelis and the palestinians, with hamas staying away, objecting, and with the israeli right wing objecting. but there would been an agreement and then the implementati implementation. >> might it not be possible -- i mean, you know so much about this that netanyah
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
drama at the oscars. >> we'll talk to steve israel, thomas mack mccarty and star of the "walking dead" will be joining us. monday, january 28th." starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. we begin with a developing story this morning. the funerals under way for some of those killed in the horrific fire that took place at a brazilian nightclub. half of the victims, 231 of them, were students, all from the same university, celebrating their last weekend of summer break. called the kiss nightclub, located in santa maria. recovery workers are hearing the sounds of ring tones as those looking for loved ones are hoping they will pick up the cell phones. shasta darlington live with the latest for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. that's right. right now, over at the cemetery, the funerals have started. and i'm right here in the center of town, a few steps from the nightclub, kiss where this tragedy happened yesterday morning. very early, of course. right now, the investigators are inside. looking for more clues about what caused this fire. there has been a
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
a nuclear bomb. inching ever closer to prime minister benjamin netanyahu israel's imaginary red line that he drew on that diagram at the united nations back in september is many experts will tell you we will get to that red line sometime around mid summer that means there are three options on the table. one, some kind of grand deal. iran decides to negotiate. number two, an israeli strike. number three, an american military strike for the israelis to strike, they have got to do it pretty quickly now here because they have limited long rake bombing capabilities. for israel now they have a real incentive to put a threat of a strike on the table. they think that may make the iranians more likely to negotiate in the support for fu. you can expect a lot of saber rattling coming out of jerusalem especially rick that we are just three weeks away from the israeli elections and prime minister netanyahu loves nothing more in a campaign than to talk about the iranian issue. rick? >> rick: thank you, leland. leland vittert in jersz. in syria, fighting between the military and rebel forces is reportedly
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
. the other is that elections have consequences. take a listen to what congressman steve israel had to say earlier on this. >> i'm not interested in finger points and i'm not interested in the old debates and the old sound bites. we need a solution that is fair and balanced. that secures our borders, that has tough verifiable enforcement, but also provides a path to citizenship for those who are here and part of our economy. when you've got republicans senators who are willing to support this, it's time for house republicans to support it as well. >> fair and balanced. so has the immigration 8 done the work of the president? there's no need for that big policy speech tomorrow. >> i think we need both. remember, we need, you know, the support of the white house as well as the work in congress are going to be critical to making sure that the end result is legislation that remains fair and balanced. because as we know in the legislative process, all sorts of things can get changed and amendments and what have you. so i do think it's important that the president -- remember as the president ta
PBS
Jan 23, 2013 5:30pm PST
government has kept the peace agreements, the camp david accords with israel and has a working relationship with the united states. i'm worried about a lot of these trends in the middle east-- we haven't even talked about the civil war? syria-- but i do think the administration is focused on this. the president has a working relationship with president mohammed morsi. israel has to meet a lot of these tests. they'll need american support. and i think we are seeing an engaged, sophisticate administration at work. >> brown: all this, of course, danielle pletka, goes to the sort of continuing fallout from the arab spring. all of thse countries tat nck burns just talked about and the management of that. >> and that's reality challenge. i mean, these are the questions. you know all of these sort of bureaucratic ideals -- hes had a relationship, we're maintaining this, we had a panel, we're following recommendations -- this is really about the national security of the united states and support for our allies in the region. and they're looking to us and what they are seeing is not, gee, we have a
NBC
Jan 13, 2013 10:00am PST
the neo-cons. about iran, about israel, and so forth. you're going hear a lot more statements publicly from the president in order to make sure that hagel gets through. which he will. chris: let's go about the gun issue. which is very troubling to a lot of people. will we get a substantial package that looks like the n.r.a. didn't like it but it still passed? >> it will be small and discrete. >> they're more likely to get a smaller package than a larger one. >> i agree but this issue is moving faster than people think. chris: are we in a unique time where people will bounce against the n.r.a. and say no, you're wrong this time? >> the n.r.a. will oppose everything so yes. and in that sense. you'll get background checks and might get some limits on the high capacity clips. and health care -- and mental hettle proposals that relate -- health proposals that relate to gun violence. chris: marginal victory for the president. and we have talked about the pitfalls of second terms for presidents. richard nixon and ronald reagan could testify about that one. as catastrophic as nixon's second te
CNBC
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am EST
. bringing everyone back down-to-earth an they avoid the fiscal cliff and congressman steve israel from new york, we will find out where his focus now turns. 315 horsepower. what's that in reindeer-power? [ laughs ] [ pencil scratches ] [ male announcer ] chevy's giving more. now through january 2nd, no monthly payments until spring for qualified buyers. get the silverado for 0% apr financing for 60 months plus $1,000 holiday bonus cash. plus trade up for an additional $1,000 trade-in allowance. [ male announcer ] how can power consumption in china, impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >>> a deal to avoid the cliff, what it means for the economy and america's future as cong
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 1:00am PST
time a strong storm strikes, we're not hit that hard. >> israel's prime minister ariel sharon is showing brain activity when family members speak to him even though he's been comatose for seven years. that's according to doctors treating the 84-year-old. medical experts warn it's not proof he will wake up or that he's conscious of sounds. >>> a change in the netherlands. the queen announced she would abdicate her throne in april to her son, prince william alexander. the 75-year-old queen has reigned for 33 years. >>> and iran has said it has successfully launched a monkey into space. and the u.s. department says they have no way of confirming the report but if it is true, it means that iran has developed long-range ballistic missiles. just for the record, the u.s. was the first to launch a monkey into space. the united states launched this little guy, sam, into space in 1961. there you have it. anderson? >> thanks very much. >>> you probably heard the waernings about this year's flu outbreak reaching epidemic proportions. now there's concerns about the spread of the norovirus.
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
of israel. inhoff said hagel would push the plan to cut the size of our military. now the trouble in mali. bum pumadministration is seeking 32 million to train african troops to fight the extremist holds up there. weighing to provide air tankers to the french fighter jets. they are already helping by transporting french troops and equipment. france has 23,000 sold yerse there and wants the african nations to take the lead. it is a significant development in the battle al-qaida extremist. a look now in the ongoing civil war in sir yampt the united nations estimating willy i people have died since the uprising and reports that 200,000 syrian refugeeses are living in jordan. thousands more leave syria every day. the assad regime offering to let them return as part of a reconciliation plan. remember his military slaughtered people over there. here is more from jordan. this is the front line of the syria refugees crisis. we are standing in jordan, looking into syria. you can see the villages under fire every single day. dozens of shells landed today . there are thousands of refugees who make t
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 9:00am PST
has played a big role in israel, dealing with hamas. now you have a government that its own people are challenging the legitimacy of morsi. the state is basically on lockdown. how does the u.s. respond to that? how does the president craft coherent policy when the sands are shifting? >> what do we do with respect to other countries that want to go through the same kind of evolutionary track that egypt did? egypt is one of the most advanced of the countries. they had the structure to make something like this feasible or workable. the fact that they're in this pogts they are now is a real problem. if we start looking at what we should do visa vi syria or other countries going through this. i don't city council a coherence in the obama administration, which revolution they're support, but clearly i understand where the president and secretary clinton were coming from when they said we need to be very cautious when we decide what we're going to do next. >> just to pick up on your point, failed states are the great problem. >> yes. no structure, no security. they create instability in w
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
getting any bang for your $10 million in research and development in 2012? they got the israel one going 24 hours. >> and chipotle. >> i shop and i go to factories. >> i have to tell you, this was an intel that was -- we're not as bad as you think. we're not as bad -- no, guys, have some pride. you're great. >> it seems at this point, jim t is a show-me stock. >> oh, is it ever. >> was there any mention of who might replace ottolini? did you see that in the transcript of your call? >> no. >> what is the strategy for intel? it will spend a lot of money next year. the chip prices, by the way, for smartphones are higher than average in the industry. that may be a sign it has limited penetration in this space. and by the way, there's going to be a new ceo coming in, and we don't know who that is. >> they're talking about a hockey stick fourth quarter that is going to do worldwide macro. that's a shame. because i remember in the conference calls that andy grove used to run, they weren't a macro play. they were a growth play. and stacy, who is a great guy, he says, listen, wait a second, we've
CNN
Jan 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
off the back of air force one. >> i was on that plane coming back from a funeral in israel. >> there a lot of differences. this time the country is $16 trillion in debt. this president has made no effort to be willing to cut spending or address the debt. with the american people, more behind the idea that the debt is a problem now than then, republicans have legitimate -- >> the last time it didn't work out well for the republicans. >> a political fight they lost, but at this point first of all maybe they don't have as much to lose. they had a rough coup of months. barack obama won the election. the majority of the american people say debt say serious problem and saying that the american way of life is in decline. we are in a different moment. >> it did not work out well for the republicans for the same reason this won't. he's a smart guy and a good guy. he's a fellow texan and a great guy. not getting good advice or leadership for the country. the notion that these republicans want to damage the economy, damage the country in order to further their ends, it's like the old
CNN
Jan 2, 2013 4:00am PST
israel. marsha blackburn, jen psaki, president obama's traveling press secretary, and diane swonk and connecticut attorney irving pinsky. >>> wednesday, january 2 know, starting point begins right now. > >>> our "starting point," what on earth just happened? financial markets up, but it took one fractured vote to make it happen. let's recap. late last night, the house of representatives passed the senate's fiscal cliff bill. the final tally, 257-167, and while 151 republicans voted no, it is worth noting its speaker, john boehner, voted yes, so did paul ryan, by the way. here is the deal that took over 500 days to seal. no tax hikes for couples earning less than $ 450,000 a year. itemized deductions, and unemployment benefits extended and alternative minimum tax adjusted for inflation. >> here is the deal. what the deal doesn't address is federal spending. drastic domestic and defense cuts have been put off for more than two months. looking ahead that could get messy if this is an indication, think about that. and also the debt ceiling this is the end of february this is now at 16
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 10:30pm EST
and israel and the implications of the embargo on u.k. policy. this is about one hour 10 minutes. >> foreign secretary, may we welcome you to export controls once again. foreign secretary, i am going to start with a question on the foreign arms aid treaty which i gave advance notice in the debate last week. in the debate, i stated the principle of consensus while maybe helpful in getting negotiations under way, that does not always proved to be the case. the principle consensus is not getting talks under way at all. in the context of the arms trade treaty, the history of consensus is that it is the kiss of death if one is trying to reach an agreement on a big multilateral, multi national agreement. we would not have the land mines convention, we would not have the class of ammunitions convention and so on. the question i would like to put to you is this. if the march negotiations failed -- if they fail and you told us they would be governed by the consensus principle, what the british government be willing to state that in order to achieve an arms trade treaty, although we may not be able to
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
minister of israel suffered a massive stroke. he has remained at a university medical center in what everybody has described as a vegetative state since. last week, when scientists showed sharon pictures of his family and had him listen to his son's face and employed tactile stimulate, they did all those things and tested him and showed his brain was processing the stimuli appropriate. so doctors agree despite the comfort those results may offer to his family, he will almost certainly remain in a vegetative state forever. it's not like this is part of a recovery, which brings me to tonight's number. 30%. that's the percent of american whose have a living will. it's much lower than it should be because more than 70% of americans say they have made the decision of about end of life treatment. but only 30% of them have put it down on paper. not doing it can create confusion and conflict for your loved ones if you're ever in that state, like ariel sharon. we're not trying to say one decision is better than the other. i have people in my family who feel very passionately on the opposite s
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